Why We Pay Taxes

Taxes, not trade, make the modern world possible. Let me explain that.

Only two constants in life — death and taxes. Creative Commons

Libertarians and conservatives have a terror of paying taxes. They seem to think that the government is stealing from them. And they also seem to think that this money is given to people who are too lazy to work — even, horror of horrors — to those who aren’t even legally in the country.

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